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Print - The Thomas Gate, Damascus

The Thomas Gate, Damascus

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Damascus (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1881 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vacher, Sydney, born 1854 - died 1935 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the Artist.

  • Museum number:

    E.3596-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 10, box B

Physical description

Etching of an ancient gate leading to Damascus

Place of Origin

Damascus (possibly, made)

Date

1881 (made)

Artist/maker

Vacher, Sydney, born 1854 - died 1935 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Bab Tumo Damascus in 1881. S. V. (monogr.) 1913. In
pencil
Sydney Vacher Del & Imp.
Inscription from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914

Dimensions

Height: 7 5/8 in, Width: 4 3/8 in

Object history note

Thomas Gate is one of six gates used to enter the ancient city of Damascus, Syria. The city was fortified in the Roman era.

Descriptive line

The Thomas Gate, Damascus. Etching by Sydney Vacher.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Prints; Topography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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